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Mark Twain said…

2007-04-24 1 min read Jokes marco
A solemn, unsmiling, sanctimonious old iceberg who looked like he was waiting for a vacancy in the Trinity.

[Joke] Understanding Engineers

2006-09-28 4 min read Jokes marco
Understanding Engineers – Take One Two engineering students were walking across a university campus when one said, “Where did you get such a great bike?” The second engineer replied, “Well, I was walking along yesterday, minding my own business,when a beautiful woman rode up on this bike, threw it to the ground, took off all her clothes and said, “Take what you want.” The second engineer nodded approvingly and said, “Good choice; the clothes probably wouldn’t have fit you anyway. Continue reading

[Joke] Washington Post neologism contest

2006-09-24 3 min read Jokes marco
Once again, The Washington Post has published the winning submissions to its yearly neologism contest, in which readers are asked to supply alternate meanings for common words. The winners are: Coffee (n.), the person upon whom one coughs. Flabbergasted (adj.), appalled over how much weight you have gained. Abdicate (v.), to give up all hope of ever having a flat stomach. Esplanade (v.), to attempt an explanation while drunk. Willy-nilly (adj. Continue reading

[Joke] Retirement bonus

2006-09-23 2 min read Jokes marco
The Navy found they had too many officers and decided to offer an early retirement bonus. They promised any officer who volunteered for retirement a bonus of $1,000 for every inch measured in a straight line between any two points on his body. The officer got to choose what those two points would be. The first officer who accepted asked that he be measured from the top of his head to the tip of his toes. Continue reading

[Joke] A bottle of merlot

2006-09-23 2 min read Jokes marco
A gentleman at an expensive restaurant observed a startlingly attractive woman at another table and asked a waiter to send his best bottle of champagne to her. The waiter brought the woman a botte and said, “This is from the gentleman seated over there,” indicating the sender. She regarded the wine coolly for a second not looking at the man, and decided to send a reply note to him. The waiter, who was lingering for a response, took the note from her and conveyed it to the gentleman. Continue reading

[Joke] Teacher arrested at airport

2006-09-22 1 min read Jokes marco
NEW YORK –A public-school teacher was arrested today at John F. Kennedy International Airport as he attempted to board a flight while in possession of a ruler, a protractor, a set square, a slide rule, and a calculator. At a morning press conference, Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez said he believes the man is a member of the notorious Al-gebra movement. He did not identify the man, who has been charged by the FBI with carrying weapons of math instruction. Continue reading

[Joke] Submitted to Slashdot

2006-09-19 1 min read Jokes marco
Slashdot was discussing a lobbyist being appointed to the post of Cyber-Security czar at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The dominant mood was that lobbyists are taking over the country / have taken over the country. There was though this little pearl of a comment: The Department of Homeland Security was originally created using an alloy of Bureaucratritum and Administrontium. Sadly, the amount of alloy used exceeded the critical mass, resulting in a Black Hole of un-imagined proportions. Continue reading